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Missed the Hay Festival? Come to Greenwich Book Festival Instead

If you missed the legendary Hay Festival, you can see a baker’s dozen of authors and illustrators who appeared there at Greenwich Book Festival from June 13-16. The Hay Festival, one of the top festivals in Britain, just ended with its astounding array of authors, illustrators, world leaders and others. We know not everyone can […]

For Non-Fiction Fans at Greenwich Book Festival

Friday, 14 June Greenwich Nature Walk with Bob Gilbert, 11:30 a.m.  This is a walk, entirely in the environs of the Old Royal Naval College, that will look for the overlooked. Based on Bob Gilbert’s recent book Ghost Trees, and on the idea of attentiveness to the natural word in any surroundings, it will seek out the […]

May Bank Holiday Offer

We always have a sale on Bank Holiday weekend, and this year is no different. We’re offering 10% off selected events* so what are you waiting for? Use the promotional code GBF19BANKHOL when booking. To go straight to our Eventbrite page, go to bit.ly/gbftix19.  At our festival, you can learn about activism from Billy Bragg, […]

For Fiction Fans at Greenwich Book Festival

With so much to choose from at the Greenwich Book Festival, where do you start? This list of fiction events for adults on Saturday, June 15 might help you. Lest our festival friends get overwhelmed, we’ve broken up these lists into adult fiction and adult non-fiction events. You can find the non-fiction list here. Alex […]

Kids Events at Greenwich Book Festival

At our festival in June, we’ve got events for kids that will be sure to delight, inform and entertain them—everything from A to Z. (Well, nearly Z. We can get to T.) Adventure Seekers. Animal Eco-Warriors. Beano. Comics. Dahl (Roald). Ghosts. Gruffalos. Harry Potter. Kings. Magic. Moomins. Murder. Mysteries. Nature. Skulduggery Pleasant. Storytelling. Tigers (who […]

Saturday and Sunday Ticket Specials at GBF

Who doesn’t love a deal? Here at Greenwich Book Festival, we’ve got not one but TWO special tickets deals for you, where it’s buy one, get one half price. Our Saturday Night Offer on June 15 is a back-to-back celebration of multi-hyphen talent for music, writing and activism. Singer, songwriter and author Tracey Thorn kicks […]


Paul Ewen (c. Nik Strangelove) Francis Plug: Writer in Residence FRANCIS PLUG is back. The loveable misfit is now adjusting to life as a newly published author.  Interviews and publicity are coming his way, not to mention considerable acclaim. But Francis can’t understand why people think he was writing fiction… He also has plenty of [...]